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Title The Game of Bowls
Authors Norman King and James Medlycott
Publisher Adam & Charles Black, London
First published 1975
ISBN 0-7136-1458-7
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price £3.25
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
22.2 x 13.9
Number of pages 167
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 18 11
Synopsis In The Game of Bowls, the authors demonstrate in words and pictures how bowls can be enjoyed by all age-groups. No long training is needed - just a few lessons, a set of bowls, and a trip to the nearest public or private green. To help you on your way, this book sets out the necessary information about flat green and crown green bowls, clearly and concisely - the different kinds of bowls, how to hold and how to play them, and the most comfortable and practical clothes to wear. Once you have learnt the basic skills, the authors lead you on to the techniques of more advanced play. If you wish, you can soon be ready to take part in competitive events, at local, national - and even international - level, for there are many men's and women's championships being played each year. Details are also included on the particular problems of crown green bowling, the continued interest in indoor bowling, on how to run a club and how to maintain outdoor greens.
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